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American English: /səˈvɪljən/
British English: /sɪˈvɪlj(ə)n/

Translation of civilian in Spanish:


  • civilians were not affected
    la población civil no se vio afectada
    Example sentences
    • Eight more police and two civilians died when their vehicles ran over mines.
    • The awards are made to civilians and police officers who put their lives at risk to save others.
    • People were brutally assaulted by police, and by civilians who acted in collusion to them.


  • (casualties)
    entre la población civil
    in civilian dress (Military)
    vestido de civil or de paisano
    (of doctor etc) vestido de particular or de paisano
    Example sentences
    • We have an ethical duty to avoid civilian casualties wherever possible.
    • Counterfeit papers and civilian clothes were produced for use by escapees.
    • Most soldiers mix the uniform with civilian clothes because items are out of stock.
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